Pets are a loving part of our family, and in the United States alone, 67% of households own a pet. That’s about 85 million families.
If you love your fur baby, then you’ll want to have a beautiful pet memorial to honor their life. While you might think that planning the perfect memorial is overwhelming, there’s hope.
This article will discuss a few beautiful ideas to remember your fur baby with love. Read on to explore these ideas and have a beautiful tribute to your fur kid.
1. Plant a Tree
When you want to plan a pet memorial, consider planting a tree in their memory. You’ll get to decide whether planting the tree is part of the service or a separate and private experience.
You’re creating a life in memory of one that has passed on which will be a positive memory. You can also explore gift ideas for loss of pet.
2. Share Memories
It can be hard for others who deeply cared for your loved one as well. Consider having a memorial where you invite your friends and family, and share memories.
You can ask them to bring photos of your fur baby, and you’ll bring a board. You all can speak of memories with your pet while hanging up the pictures on the board for a beautiful keepsake.
3. Choose a Dedicated Memorial Space
Consider having a pet memorial stone and place it in your garden. Or, you can have a shelf that’s dedicated to their memory.
4. Engraved Urn
Consider receiving an engraved urn before the pet funeral. You can even choose eco options for the urn as well. It can make a beautiful centerpiece at their memorial service.
5. Memorial Stones
Consider having a fun memory at the memorial service by having markers and river rocks. Each person can write a memory or short message on their rock. During the service, each rock can be read out loud.
You can consider having a cairn which is where one or more stones are placed into a pile. You can place it at the scattering site, the memorial tree, or where they’re buried. It can also be at a favorite hiking trail.
7. Favorite Snack
Whether you had a cat, dog, or other pet, they probably had a favorite snack. Have that as part of the memorial service. If your friends or family have pets, they can take the snack home to their fur babies.
8. Wind Chimes
If you have an outdoor pet memorial, consider having wind chimes on the patio or backyard in their memory. You can even choose wind chimes that are engraved or have ones made with your pet’s ashes.
9. Pet Memorial Jewelry
Consider cremation jewelry or a piece of jewelry that represents your fur baby. Even a paw print can represent your pet.
Beautiful Ideas for a Pet Memorial
Now that you’ve explored these beautiful ideas for a pet memorial, you should have some ideas to plan the perfect tribute. Would you like to read more lifestyle content? Check out our other articles today.